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India’s Desi Bofors and other indigenous weapons

India’s Desi Bofors and other indigenous weapons

Former Indian defence minister Manohar Parrikar recently stated that Dhanush, a self propelled gun was in the final stages of being ordered by the Indian government.

Three services are split on forming joint theatre commands

Three services are split on forming joint theatre commands

While the chiefs of the three defence services appeared together to issue the Joint Doctrine last month, the three forces disagree on the proposal to create integrated theatre commands

Jaitley To Meet Industry For Final Consultations On Strategic Partnership Policy For Defence Production

Jaitley To Meet Industry For Final Consultations On Strategic Partnership Policy For Defence Production

The ministry of defence will be holding the last leg of consultations with the industry on the Strategic Partnership Policy on May 11th. Officials said the policy was ready and after few meetings, the final details of the policy will be put up for a final clearance from the Cabinet.

India encouraging global defence companies to set up units: Jaitley

India encouraging global defence companies to set up units: Jaitley

India is formulating policy to help major global defence companies set up manufacturing units in the country in collaboration with Indian firms, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said today.

Will the Kamov Ka 226T meet India’s Requirements?

Will the Kamov Ka 226T meet India’s Requirements?

On November 30, 2016, an Indian Army Cheetah helicopter crashed at Sukhna in West Bengal, killing three officers and injuring a soldier.

India strengthens defence ties with Bangladesh

India strengthens defence ties with Bangladesh

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina concluded a four-day trip to India last week her first visit since 2010during which she signed a range of defence and other agreements to strengthen relations between the two countries. India, backed by the US, is keen to undermine its regional rival China’s growing influence in Bangladesh. Last June, Indian […]

Empty vessels make most noise: Parrikar on Pak sentencing Kulbhushan Jadhav

Empty vessels make most noise: Parrikar on Pak sentencing Kulbhushan Jadhav

Former Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar Saturday dismissed Pakistan as an empty vessel making noise and said the neighbouring country is up to something or the other, to remained engaged.

Quit as defence minister due to ‘pressure’ of key issues: Manohar Parrikar

Quit as defence minister due to ‘pressure’ of key issues: Manohar Parrikar

In a candid admission, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today said the pressure of some key issues, like Kashmir, was one of the reasons why he opted to quit as the defence minister and return to the coastal state.

Eye on Pakistan: India could jettison no-first-use of nukes

Nuclear doctrines have come a long way from the time Ronald Reagan declared in 1984 that “a nuclear war cannot be won and must never be fought.”

“Make in India” push in defence starts yielding positive results

“Make in India” push in defence starts yielding positive results

A push to “Make in India” policy in defence procurements by Manohar Parrikar has started showing results after he left as the defence minister to take back the reigns of Goa as its chief minister.

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